GORGONZOLA MASHED POTATOES
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The bold flavor of Gorgonzola cheese comes through subtly when balanced with sweet cream and buttery potatoes. This dish is fabulous to serve for everyday meals, or for special occasions!
- 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/3 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
- 1/4 cup freshly snipped chives
- Scrub and quarter potatoes; cook in a large pot of boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat butter, whipping cream, Gorgonzola cheese, salt and white pepper over low to medium heat until warm, stirring frequently.
- When potatoes are cooked to ‘fork tender’, drain them well, and return them to the hot pot.
- Slowly add the warm cream mixture to the potatoes, mashing and blending well. Mash or whip potatoes to desired consistency, and then stir in the chives.
- Taste and re-season with salt and pepper, if necessary. Enjoy!